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US: Kansas prison harassing Muslim woman, denied medication
13th Sep 2018

US: Kansas prison harassing Muslim woman, denied medication

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim woman has been facing religious discrimination and harassment by authorities at a privately run prison in Kansas, a civil rights group said Wednesday. Washington D.C.- based Muslim Advocates said Valeriece Ealom has … Continued

US: Florida man sentenced for only 48 months for threatening to bomb mosque
7th Sep 2018

US: Florida man sentenced for only 48 months for threatening to bomb mosque

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A man in the state of Florida was sentenced Thursday to only 48 months in prison for threatening to blow up a mosque, an officer of the court told Anadolu Agency. Dustin Allen Hughes, … Continued

Between 1000 to 9,600 Iraqi, Syrian civilians killed by US-led coalition
31st Aug 2018

Between 1000 to 9,600 Iraqi, Syrian civilians killed by US-led coalition

By Muayyad al-Tarfi BAGHDAD (AA): A U.S.-led military coalition admitted Thursday that more than 1,000 civilians in Iraq and Syria had been killed by coalition airstrikes since the alliance was established four years ago to fight the Daesh terrorist group. … Continued

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance
23rd Aug 2018

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday proposed measures against U.S. dominance in global finance amid a growing row between Washington and Berlin over the Iran nuclear deal. In an article he wrote for daily … Continued

US: Gap creates stir with ad featuring hijab
11th Aug 2018

US: Gap creates stir with ad featuring hijab

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. clothing retailer Gap’s advertising campaign for its back to school fashion line has drawn widespread criticism for including a girl wearing hijab. The advertisement promotes its children’s line of clothing and has been … Continued

UN rights office: UAE troops tortured, abused Yemenis
4th Jul 2018

UN rights office: UAE troops tortured, abused Yemenis

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – A number of Yemeni detainees have been subjected to ill-treatment, torture and sexual abuse by United Arab Emirates (UAE) soldiers, the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva said on Tuesday . “We have … Continued

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’
27th Jun 2018

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump wants the dispute between Qatar and Gulf nations to be resolved, as it only “benefits Iran”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo spoke at a meeting with Qatari Foreign … Continued

Iraq: US airstrikes kill 22 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters
19th Jun 2018

Iraq: US airstrikes kill 22 Hashd al-Shaabi fighters

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi military force said Monday that 22 of its members had been killed in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes near Iraq’s border with Syria. Incorporated into the Iraqi Armed Forces … Continued

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah
6th Jun 2018

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah

By Sadik Kedir   (AA): The U.S., France, and Britain should admit to the hundreds of civilians they killed in their raid last year in Raqqah, Syria, calling it a “war of annihilation,” Amnesty International argued on Tuesday. “From amid … Continued

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions
22nd May 2018

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued Monday a lengthy list of demands the U.S. is seeking to include in a new nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump exited Washington from the … Continued

Palestine: 3 more Gazans die of wounds, death toll rises to 65
20th May 2018

Palestine: 3 more Gazans die of wounds, death toll rises to 65

By Hidaya al-Saeedi   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Three Palestinian on Saturday succumbed to wounds they sustained during protests against the decades-long Israeli occupation earlier this week, according to the Health Ministry. The ministry identified the the victims as Moeen … Continued

Muslim countries summit on Palestine reject US decision on Jerusalem
19th May 2018

Muslim countries summit on Palestine reject US decision on Jerusalem

By Burcu Arik and Ali Abo Rezeg   ISTANBUL (AA): The extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) drew to a close late Friday following strong condemnations of Israeli killings of unarmed Palestinian protesters. A news conference was … Continued

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (10–16 May)
18th May 2018

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (10–16 May)

Gaza, (The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights): Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (10–16 May): Israeli forces continued to use appallingly lethal force against Palestinian peaceful protesters in the Gaza Strip. In another bloody week, 46 … Continued

Palestine: Gaza death toll from Israeli fire rises to 62, incl 8 month old baby, over 3100 injured
16th May 2018

Palestine: Gaza death toll from Israeli fire rises to 62, incl 8 month old baby, over 3100 injured

By Nour Abu Aisha and Ali Semerci   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli army gunfire during anti-occupation rallies along border of the Gaza Strip rose to 62, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. … Continued

Palestine: 58 Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, no condemnation by UK
15th May 2018

Palestine: 58 Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, no condemnation by UK

By Ali H.M. Abo Rezeg   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): The number of Palestinians martyred by Israeli army gunfire rose Monday with thousands more injured during anti-occupation rallies along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. UK Prime Minister did not condemn … Continued

41 Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza as US & Israel celebrate US Embassy opening in Jerusalem
14th May 2018

41 Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza as US & Israel celebrate US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): At least 41 Palestinians were killed and hundreds injured on Monday by Israeli gunfire during anti-occupation rallies in the Gaza Strip, according to the Health Ministry. Meanwhile US is celebrating with … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma
10th Apr 2018

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is “determined” to respond to the Assad Government’s latest alleged use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians, regardless of whether the UN Security Council acts or not, a top American diplomat said … Continued

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag
20th Mar 2018

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

Kansas, US ( AP & KansasCity.com): A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. This happened after his celebration of Malaysian independence was reported to … Continued

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque
17th Mar 2018

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Two women known for anti-Muslim rants at Phoenix-area political events, were arrested Thursday for breaking into an Arizona Islamic center and making anti-Islamic/Islamohobic remarks, police said. Tahnee Gonzales, 32, and Elizabeth Dauenhauer, 51, were … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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